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    July 31, 2012
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[captioning made possible by constellation energy group] captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> you're watching wbal-tv 11. live, local, late-breaking. this is 11 news today at 5:00 a.m. >> good morning. i'm mindy basara. >> and i'm stan stovall. thanks for joining us for 11 news today. >> some storms possible today? >> if you have helped or plants, i would not cancel any thing. let's look at the current conditions. it is mostly dry and it is muggy. 72 at the airport. 30% chance for a thunderstorm today. high temperature around 87. we will check the seven-day
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forecast going all the way into the weekend. first we say good morning to sarah. >> the usual problems at this hour. we have closures in the city. light street is closed between baltimore and lombard. monument is shut down because of sinkhole repair. as far as the drive times, 11 minutes on the outer loop northeast side. 10 minutes to travel southbound 95 from the beltway down towards 32. this is 95 approaching the fort mchenry. running smoothly with light volume at the harbor tunnel. the north side of the beltway is problem free at the moment. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> michael phelps has his first
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chance to tie the alltime olympic medal, if he can get on the medal stand. tracie potts is in london with the latest on the summer games. earned even inve preschool when the last olympics team won gold. today we will see if jordyn wieber can help retain win. >> we have to put in all the effort. >> michael phelps swims in the two larger meter butterfly today -- the 200 meter butterfly. he could break a world record for the most medals won any
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athlete. missy franklin is dedicating her gold two shooting victims back in colorado. >> i could never have dreamed it would feel like that. >> look for men's and women's beach volleyball today. , crazy colors and all. the u.s. men's volleyball team looks to defend their gold against germany. women's soccer rebounds. today they face north korea. making his london debut in the boxing ring. tracie potts, wbal-tv 11 news. >> for more on the 2012 london games, you can go to our website, wbaltv.com. you can follow along with the
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medal count. >> preparations are underway for this year's grand prix. kim dacey is live with the latest. >> crews stopped working a few minutes ago. this is one of the first phases of this project. conway street will be closed from light street to howard street from 9:00 p.m. until 5:00 a.m. monday through friday from now until now3. it takes 15,000 tires to construct the course for the grand prix of baltimore. the process got underway on monday. last year some businesses outside the track suffered losses instead of a spike in business. organizers are taking extra steps to make sure businesses do
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not suffer again. >> we have a nighttime construction schedule. we are making sure we're working with the city so that cross works will be open. it is critical that we make sure that this city is able to function and hold a great event at the same time. >> the track will be constructed in sections to minimize the closures and delays. kim dacey, wbal-tv 11 news. >> that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. are you including the grand prix of baltimore in your labor day plans? you can share your response at page, or send us an e-mail to watercooler@wbaltv.com. >> police are still looking for a woman who allegedly beat and robbed a woman inside her home. gwyn sirota said she had a strange feeling when passing a
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woman. the woman was standing inside her house with a knife and demanded money. >> we are fighting and is said to me, don't fight with me. i have a knife. i didn't see a knife so i kept bluffing. but try to grab her -- i tried to grab her. >> police are asking for your help finding a vehicle allegedly used in a homicide. three suspects to cough after shooting him several times. this happened late sunday night. the van has a maryland tag number. esaus backs should be considered armed and dangerous. police are looking into a series
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of attempted sexual assaults in ocean city between 15th and 62nd streets. >> i am concerned because i worry about my girls just being at home. for them to come on vacation and to have to worry about that, i didn't like that at all. >> the suspect is about 5 feet 10 inches, 170 pounds. anyone with information should call ocean city police. 5;07. >> how many counts james holmes faces? >> this is the beltway at bel air road. hey, there's barely a line at space mountain.
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>> welcome back. 5:10. 77 degrees downtown. bill rain across the lower eastern shore counties. a little cooler once you get outside the city. the dew points are around 70. 72 in cockeysville. a mixture of sun and clouds. kind of like yesterday. some of you will see a little rain. high temperature of 87. we will check the seven-day forecast coming up in just a few minutes
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>> the suspect in the colorado movie theater shooting is being charged with 24 counts of murder. 12 counts of first-degree murder and 12 counts of murder with extreme difference. legal analysts predict the defense will argue his sanity. prosecutors must decide whether to seek the death penalty. petersen pleaded not guilty to killing his third wife. was charged with his fourth wife's disappearance. >> lawmakers are squaring off over your paycheck and how much you get to keep.
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democrats want to keep the current rate extended for people making less than $250,000. >> 5:12. 73 degrees on tv hill. what experts are saying it may be to blame for locked cars. >> you can save on air fare. >> we are getting you ready for >> we are getting you ready for your morning commute i hear you're having a tough day, so i brought you a freshly made sandwich. you made me a sandwich? no, dunkin' did. but i wrote the note. dunkin' bakery sandwiches are freshly made just for you. grab a turkey cheddar bacon sandwich today. america runs on dunkin'.
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>> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. we have the problems in the city because of repairs. light street is closed between baltimore and lombard. the sinkhole repair continues along monument. watch for continued closures. 67 coming down towards padonia road. the rest of the major roadways are cooperating. we start on 95 at the fort mchenry. no problems to report. harbor tunnel traffic is moving well. this is the north side. no problems to report even on the west side. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. now let's get the latest on the buses and the trains. dave allen of the and tsa.
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>> we still have those diversions in a fact. the 10, 61, and 120 the version at light street and lombard for water main repair. the number 50 bus is diverting. looking good on the penn, camden, and brunswick lines as well as light rail and metro subway. dave allen. here's tony pann. >> thank you. things should be pretty quiet for the morning commute. there is an area of low pressure off the delmarva coastline. we will put a chance for some showers or thunderstorms in the forecast. it will not be a widespread situation.
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most of the rain is along the lower eastern shore counties. showers andome thunderstorms around talbot county. bad drought situation. things are dry around baltimore. i would take an umbrella with you. some high, thin cloud cover on the satellite. 70 in jarrettsville and kind of muggy. the dew points or around 70 degrees. a mixture of sun and clouds. high temperatures between 84 and 89. watch for lightning if you take the boat out today. tonight we will see a slight chance for a thunderstorm in the forecast. the seven-day forecast looks like this. not much difference into the
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middle portion of the week. a 30% chance for a shower or a thunderstorm. 86 tomorrow. it gets a little warmer going into the weekend. low 90's by the time we get to saturday. >> if you're looking to score at at, you may on a se want to fly american airlines. the preferred seats are available for as low as $3 per flight. a locked car can become deadly very quickly for a child. we have the details.
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>> the tragedies take place every summer, children left behind in parked cars. heat stroke killed 33 children in cars last year. new research found new devices intended to help parents avoid such tragedies are well intentioned but unreliable and inconsistent when used on their own. some were rendered useless by liquid. parents could be given a false sense of security. here are some safety tips. never leave children unattended in a vehicle and even with the air-conditioning on. check the front and back of the
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vehicle before locking and or walking away. teach children that the car is not a play area. >> back to you. >> apple is heading to court today. a setback for the defense industry. jane king has the bloomberg business report. good morning too. you. >> a federal law requiring worker notification of a mass layoffs. companies like lockheed martin have been demanding more clarity from the white house over how those cuts would be implemented. all eyes on the fed today as
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they kick off a two-day policy meeting. it is more likely the fed will not make a move until their september meeting and will hold their interest rates until 0%. jpmorgan chase one of the losers. regulators may not let the lender resume their stock buyback program. a jury is scheduled to hear opening arguments in the dispute between apple and samsung. potential damage awards could reach billions of dollars. at the new york stock exchange, i'm jane king, bloomberg news, for wbal-tv 11 news. >> a lot of speculation as to when the new iphone is coming
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out. >> it never stops. just in time for the back-to- school season. you may want to save the day of september 12 to see the new iphone. banks are shifting power into the hands of the consumer. >> thank you, jane. >> are you going to go for the iphone? >> i have the rotary phone. >> 5:22. 72 degrees on tv hill. you can walk the walk of the american troops. >> don't forget to e-mail us your response to our water cooler question of the day. are you including the grand prix of baltimore in your labor day plans? you can share your response at wbaltv.com and on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to watercooler@wbaltv.com.
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>> the history lesson continues. the star spangled banner trail is open. >> it is marked off by kiosks and stretches across maryland, virginia, and washington, d.c. parts of the trail allow visitors to participate in geo- e =ing. >> we hide a history inside. people look around for this box of treasures and they learn some history while they are there. >> you can find a link on our
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website for a map of the trail. 5:25. >> residents fed up with speed cameras take matters in the wrong hand. >> he is the best known swimmer on the plalnet net. >> construction is underway for the baltimore grand prix this year. >> we have some rain in the forecast for today. >> the roads are shaping up to be pretty good so far.
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>> you're watching wbal-tv 11. live, local, late-breaking. this is 11 news today at 5:00 a.m. >> good morning, everybody. welcome back to 11 news today. i'm stan stovall. >> and i'm mindy basara. thanks for joining us for 11 news today. >> a couple of hit or miss thunderstorms or showers. i know people do not like when i say that. it will be hit and miss. a couple of clouds and it is muggy and uncomfortable. temperatures in the upper 60's. 70 degrees at the airport. a high of 87 with a mixture of sun and clouds. 30% chance for a shower or thunderstorm. we will check the seven-day forecast going all the way into the weekend. >> looking at a smooth ride for the moment. a couple of problems in the city. light street is closed between baltimore and lombard. watch for closures at monument
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because of the sinkhole. this is 95 towards the fort mchenry, 63 miles per hour. running smoothly at the harbor tunnel. we start with 795 out of the owings mills area. southbound traffic is a little bit heavier. things are starting to build. this is security on the west side and building volume towards 70. a nice start on the major roadways. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. forichael phelps' quest history. dal to tie thee meta all-time record.
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from're joined live monday. good morning. >> good morning. michael phelps has made it clear he will retire after these games. her to do list is long. but at the top -- her brother is michael phelps and arguably the greatest olympian ever. they have been part of his olympic journey since he was 15. >> this year it is different. it is different and i don't know exactly how. it is a feeling. you go to the pool and you're
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watching your brother swim and you don't it is the last time. >> family dynamic remains the same pair they do not hang out until the competition is over. their main mode of communication is texting. >> let me know when you get to the hotel. >> a family united. >> we have never been on a family vacation ever. our family vacations are nationals, olympic trials, olympics. >> perhaps it is time to start another to do less ist. they have a trip to go to the beach where they will be near water.
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reporting live at the london olympics. back to you. >> there has been criticism of michael phelps's failure to win gold. >> his family says he handled it just fine. he is as strong mentally as he is physically. it is harder for his family to deal with those kinds of comments. after all these years, they still hurt. they try to avoid the negativity. they are supporting the best known athlete at these games. >> thank you, deirdre. >> the streets of downtown baltimore are turning into a grand prix race which will take place over the labor day weekend. kim dacey has more.
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>> the first construction project is here along conway street. it should not affect the morning commute. construction is from his 9:00 p.m. until 5:00 a.m. monday through friday through august 3 . indy cars will be screaming through the streets of baltimore. it takes 22 million pounds of concrete, 15,000 tires, and 2200 fence panels to construct the course. the process got underway on monday. >> we will build in the next 30 days a 2 mile racetrack and paying attention to those details. we're doing this in 30 days. >> this year they're taking extra steps to make sure businesses do not suffer.
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>> we have a nighttime construction schedule. we are making sure that we're working with the city, that crosswalks are going to be open, that bus stops will be available. it is very critical to us that we make sure that this city is able to function and hold a great event at the same time. >> that is welcome news to the general manager of this place in little italy. he said the close proximity to the track decrease business. he hopes some changes will free up access to little italy. >> the race is supposed to be doing some things that will let people get out of the area that is fenced in a little bit more. we are looking better to a better weekend than last year. >> the track will be constructed in sections to minimize closures and disruptions. the final 25% of the track will be completed in the days beating
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up to the race. kim dacey, wbal-tv 11 news. >> police are looking for suspects after two speed cameras were vandalized over the weekend. one was on rolling road in catonsville. the vandals spray-painted over the lenses. speed cameras are a benefit to the communities. >> this is not about anything other than safety. he is almost been hit -- he has almost been hit. >> one camera has been set on fire. >> 5:36. if your nurse looks tired, you may need to be concerned.
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>> welcome back. 77 degrees at the maryland science center. it should be a quiet commute this morning. we could see some showers or thunderstorms this afternoon. 72 at the airport. 73 in catonsville. a mixture of sun and clouds. kind of like yesterday. some hit and miss showers and
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thunderstorms. i would not cancel any outdoor plants. the best chance for rain is along the lower eastern shore -- i would not cancel any plans . >> working long and difficult chefs often leads to emotional fatigue. >> a new study surveyed nurses and looked at the number of urinary tract infections in their patients. there were is an additional and affection for every thousand patients. getting routine heart screening tests would seem like a good idea. >> the u.s. preventive services
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task force says that conducting an electrocardiogram on patients who are not showing signs of any heart trouble provided no benefit. the scans can detect subtle changes in the heart but most patients do not change their habits to lower the risk. >> the orioles tried to hand the yankees their third consecutive loss. >> our coverage of the london olympics continue where i learned the various sports. today i learned the art of synchronized swimming. >> the weather forecasts and traffic updates when we come traffic updates when we come
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>> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. there is a disabled vehicle at the bay bridge. be careful if you travel westbound on the bay bridge. you'll find delays along light street between baltimore and lombard. on theoblems to report j.f.x. into town. this is 83 and southbound traffic is building a just a bit but running smoothly down to the beltway. this is 95 at 32. traffic moving well through howard county. no delays down towards the capital beltway. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. now let's get the latest on the buses and the trains. good morning.
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>> we're off to a good start. the number 3 bus is diverting at the cromwell bridge park and ride for construction. diversions at light street and lombard. 5, 13, and 35 have diversions at monument and patterson park for cinco repel. the 50 bus is diverting for construction. the penn, camden, and brunswick lines looking good. light rail and metro subway are functioning well top to bottom. i am dave allen. now back to tony pann. >> thank you. we have some rain to talk about. first we say good morning to ava marie. what is going on? i understand you're taking a
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shot at the olympic sports. series wereinning a i try out many of the olympic sports. today i tried synchronized swimming. you have to swim with a little bit of glamour. >> there you go. >> goggles, check. i had everything i needed to be a synchronized swimmer. erst task -- get in the pool -- first task. valerie helps produce their shows. >> first we show ava how to lay out. >> you can barely see your toes.
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>> i do not know where i'm going. you can use hand movements to steer. >> you can rotate your body. >> i graduated to some fancier moves. at last it was time to put it all together. i was a little offbeat but i stayed afloat. the only issue was might finale -- was my finale. synchronized swimming is not just about swimming in sync. her final advice -- when in doubt, a little jazz hands goes a long way.
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that is my kind of sport. this group does performances at local pools. they have a performance coming up at patterson park this weekend. .ou'll have to check them out they are all local artists. >> i think i will steal one of those things. i willse the jazz hands if i mess up the forecast. distraction. thank you. nice job. a hand for a vote in the studio -- a hand for ava in the studio. is live from the olympic zone -- she is live from the olympic
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zone, every night at 7:30. a pretty good chance for some rain along the lower eastern shore counties. a slight chance for rain around baltimore pretty good rainfall around ocean city. you guys will have it wet morning commute. it has been a drought situation so that is welcome rain. we have some high, thin cloud cover. take an umbrella with you because we could see a shower later this morning or this afternoon, there % chance. 69 in parkton. it is a little bit muggy. a mixture of sun and clouds. high temperature into the upper 80's. 30% chance for a shower or
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thunderstorm. watch for a lightning if you go boating. the next high tide at fort mchenry was a few minutes ago. things are not going to change much over the next several days. we have a chance for a thunderstorm on wednesday and thursday. it gets a little bit warmer going into the weekend. temperatures into the low 90's by saturday. >> 73 degrees on tv hill. >> week two of the training camp off to a bad start for the ravens. >> here is a look at last night's winning maryland lottery numbers.
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>> welcome back. the united states pulls into a first-place tie with china for the most total meals. dals. china has the most gold with nine. italy is fourth so far. >> this morning we asked -- are you including the grand prix of baltimore in your labor day weekend plans?
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>> come on, sarah, you can go! we will read more of your responses in the next hour and post all of them on the front page of our website, wbaltv.com. >> injuries have set a tone at ravens training camp. bryant mckinnie reported with a bad back. dennis pitta will likely miss the rest of the preseason with a broken hand. he had a 40 receptions a year ago but he will not be working with flacco threw the rest of the preseason. bryant mckinnie did not practice yesterday after injuring his back.
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the ravens have put him on the non football injury list. it was a surprise to his teammates that normally the sturdy tight end left practice with what looked like a broken hand. anquan boldin found out the news from the media. >> hwe did what? i didn't know that. he is an important part of our offense. played a big role, especially down the stretch. he can line up outside. it is a good thing he is on the fields. >> pitta will have an mri today. the orioles and the yankees. wilson betemit and it is gone in
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right field. his 12th home run of the season tied the game at 101. j.j. hardy pads the lead with a base hit. nick markakis to score. jim johnson in a jam gets the strikeout to end it. the orioles win 5-4. a fall on donald trump wave -- a full-on donald trump wave. >> the orioles win. continuing coverage of the london olympics. >> staying in a hotel could cost you a little extra towards the end of the year. >> lawmakers in a virtual chess
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match over tax cuts. >> as anyone ever told you you could use some color? >> we do have some rain in the seven-day forecast. >> we have a problem at the bay bridge.
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